J. Fergus

This floating turbine will use the ocean to help power an island
J. Fergus
Wave energy is set to power one of Tasmania’s islands and could one day help expedite humanity's transition to sustainable energy.
Environment
Deaf and HOH people are tweaking ASL to communicate on Zoom
J. Fergus
American Sign Language is getting a bit of a facelift.
Culture
Internet discounts are coming, courtesy of the FCC
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Eligible homes can receive discounts of up to $50.
Tech
San Francisco’s Chinatown has been replicated in ‘Minecraft’
J. Fergus
The creators used Google Maps and Google Images to get the details right.
Gaming
NASA to bolster electric aircraft innovation right here on Earth
J. Fergus
Our planet is just as important to NASA as Mars.
Environment
Alexa Skills are easy to exploit in a number of worrying ways
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Less than a quarter of skills even have a privacy policy.
Tech
'Kitty Letter' is a lush injection of lockdown levity from ‘The Oatmeal’
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The mobile word game is a delightful reprieve from reality in both story or multiplayer modes.
Gaming
Here's your chance to control a paint-shooting robot dog
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Just because the gun mounted on this Spot robot only shoots paintballs doesn’t make it any less terrifying.
See Spot gun
Spotify unveils the lovechild of its acquisitions: an audio advertising suite
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Suddenly, the $1 billion it dropped on podcast companies is looking cheap.
Podcast Wars
Nielsen resorts to shaming networks with new diversity data tool
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Gracenote Inclusion Analytics tracks the diversity of content along with how it reflects the general population and shows' audiences.
Culture
Google replaces critical Black women with a new, supportive one
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Who needs AI ethics when you run the internet?
Seriously??
Soulja Boy is back on his BS, building a ‘new’ game console
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Round 2 for the emulator takedown begins.
Gaming
A bookshelf in your job screening video makes you more hirable to AI
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From your background to your outfit, an algorithm’s judgment could make or break your chances of getting hired.
Culture
Leading Uber critic hired to teach the company that drivers are people
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Alex Rosenblat was finally swayed to try to fix Uber from the inside.
Culture
M1 malware arrives on Apple Macs even sooner than expected
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The M1 really does speed everything up.
Tech
Apple TV+ expands into AR with ‘For All Mankind’ promo
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For the best experience, the iOS app will need an iPhone that supports LiDAR.
Tech
Facebook would literally have to pay us to wear its rumored smartwatch
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If you like your privacy, the smart move would be to not buy one.
Tech
Jack Dorsey and Jay-Z team up to save Africa and India with volatile Bitcoin
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The pair have created a fund worth $23.6 million.
Tech
You can now put down a deposit for SpaceX's Starlink internet
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Coming to the sky near you soon...ish.
Space
Mark Cuban's Fireside is a podcast app where you can be part of the show
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The service is expected to launch later this year.
Tech